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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents

Volume 1, part 3: Thomas Jefferson

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Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,532 / 206 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 47.6
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 546
Added to site: 2006.06.10 13896
Genre: History

w much better choice it is in your power to make. And may that Infinite Power which rules the destinies of the universe lead our councils to what is best, and give them a favorable issue for your peace and prosperity.

MARCH 4, 1801.


[From the National Intelligencer, March 13, 1801.]


Whereas by the first article of the terms and conditions declared by the President of the United States on the iyth day of October, 1791, for regulating the materials and manner of buildings and improvements on the lots in the city of Washington, it is provided "that the outer and party walls of all houses in the said city shall be built of brick or stone;" and by the third article of the same terms and conditions it is declared "that the wall of no house shall be higher than 40 feet to the roof in any part of the city, nor shall any be lower than 35 feet in any of the avenues;" and

Whereas the above-recited articles were found to i



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